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A picture of a American Arbor-Vitae

American Arbor-Vitae

Thuja occidentalis 'Caespitosa'

Also known as

White Cedar

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

35cm

Max

45cm

15cm

Min

30cm

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American Arbor-Vitae Overview

This is a very slow-growing, cushion-shaped shrub with blue-green leaves and orange fruit.

How to propagate American Arbor-Vitae

Seed

You can propagate from seed sown in autumn or spring (but forms selected for leaf colour do not come true).

Cuttings

Evergreen current growth cuttings in autumn to spring. Deciduous softwood cuttings in summer.

Other uses of American Arbor-Vitae

Ornamental. Year-round interest.